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Al Jazeera America
Dec 6, 2013 10:00pm EST
tribute to this giant. >>> coming up new york city mayor elect picks a new york police commissioner. bill braton. why did a man who campain against stop and frisk appoint a man who was a proponent. >>> antonio wha what is it likeo live on minimum wage in the most expensive city in the u.s.? i talked to some fast food employees in new york city. we'll tell you more coming up. >>> what do you think, tell us on "consider this" and google and facebook pages. >>> the man referred to by many as americas' top cop is on his way back to the nypd a after almost 120 years. 20 years. bill braton helped change a city crippled by violence. how does the father of modern aggressive policing get a job from a mayor who campain against stop and frisk. joining us is lou columbo, he runs a protection agency and a long time friend of incoming nypd commissioner bill braton. good to have you here. he was the police commissioner for the first decade of this centrery and he greatly expanded it's use. it's the most basic fundmental tool of america policing we cannot function without it. why would a mayor who is aga
Al Jazeera America
Dec 5, 2013 10:00pm EST
in the african townships outside the cities. the problem is south africa today, 15 years since he left office, he's faced with a host of an intractable problems in order to have a high rate of economic growth, to reduce levels of unemployment. until that is done, the problem of two economic nations - one largely white and the other largely black. nelson mandela presided over the beginning of a significant black middle class. >> jason, as we saw the multiracial celebrations in south africa, could it be possible the man who did so much in life, to unite south africa could do more in death? >> i don't think you can do more in death than you can life, and not someone like nelson mandela. when you look at the leadership that followed him. you have umbeki saying aids was caused by poverty and jacob zuma with corruption standards. nelson mandela was a tourist attraction, a moral standard. tourists wanted to go and donate and work and have a chance to meet with him. his loss is not just a loss of a great world lead, but a loss for south africa. he was their national ambassador. i expect when his funeral
Al Jazeera America
Dec 3, 2013 10:00pm EST
bankrupt. the city can work up a plan to she had billions in debt. it could include cutting bi pensions for thousands of people. appeals are expected but the city manager, kevyn orr is moving forward. >>> a crucial new clue in sunday's deadly train crash. a union official says the engineer at the control of the passenger train was nodding off shortly before the train veered off of the rails at break-neck speed. several investigators say there is no evidence of brake or rail failure >>> president obama defending his healthcare site again. he said he will come pain for it until december 23rdrd. >> that's the deadline to sign up for insurance coverage. >>> overseas, vice president joe biden is in asia trying to ease tensions between japan and china. countries are fighting over a group of islands. in tokyo today, biden said the u.s. stands with japan. those are the headlines at this ho hour. i am john siegenthaler seeing. consider th "consider this" with antone i don't mora is next. you can always get the latest news on we will see you at 11:00 o'clock. >> can getting stit
Al Jazeera America
Dec 7, 2013 10:00pm EST
to persuade people between provo and new york city, it was challenging. >> say you do get a business that agrees. do you show up and do a transfer electronically from your comr. you send a code to their computer and you figure out what the cost is based on the currency value of bit coin on any given day? >> the transaction itself was not that complicated. the difficulting was persuading people to give it a try. if you have a tablet or smart phone or computer i could set it up for them in just a few minutes. but the hard part was getting them to understand it and have confidence in the system that seems very strange. >> that's fine. i understand that in the united states. now you're getting on the airplane to berlin, stockholm and singapore. how did you manage to get the airline tickets and hotel, was that done through a travel agency? >> for the airlines we did rely on a travel agency. there was an agent in germany that we got our flight and hotel stays. >> what about transportation. >> we were on foot a lot. >> we would meet up at the train station and sometimes we would go to the t
Al Jazeera America
Dec 4, 2013 1:00am EST
city against low wages in the banking industry. they say there is a huge difference between what retail bankers manned make and what those in the corporate offices are paid. according to the bureau of labor and stadistics, a national median salary for bank tellers in 2012 was almost $25,000. about $2,500 more than the median salary of wal-mart workers. activists point out that tellers and other retail staff are usually required to buy suits at their expense and look the part of professional workers. what's more, last year, 39 percents of bank tellers in new york state relied on public assistance to get by while j.p. morgan chase jamie diamond made $21 million. now, to your reaction. viewer john kayes 0 says so long as corporates treat we should union eyes. >> wedged to the gilded age of 2.0. read more at al jazeera >> many loch to down energy drinks. the author of a new studiey joins us next. later, are men only using half their brain? the new research that could have plenty of wives saying, "i've known that for years." ♪ the stream is uniquely interactive telev
Al Jazeera America
Dec 4, 2013 9:00am EST
of the commuter train that derailed in new york city may have nodded off before the crash. that's according to a union rep who spoke with the driver william rockefeller. alcohol tests on the crew members were negative. >>> the governor of illinois says he will sign a bill that will eliminate the state's pension shortfall. opponents say it is unfair to workers and retirees who paid into the system. vice president joe biden was supposed to talk trade on his trip to china, instead it is talking about air space zone. >>> u.s. and other nato leaders are meeting in brussels. the deal would allow u.s. and nato troops to stay in the country until 2014. >>> hezbollah is blaming [ inaudible ] for the shooting of this man outside of his home in beirut. those are the headlines. i'm stephanie sy. $500 per stitch? consider this: how do hospitals th will it get better or worse with obamacare? also, an al jazeera exclusive brings new questions to light over iran's influentialing program. plus the energy drink business is exploding with little regulation. we will hear from a doctor whose new study is addin
Al Jazeera America
Dec 4, 2013 10:00pm EST
city sheets. al fan was beaten into a coma outside dodgers stadium. that fan has not recovered from that. a dodgers fan was stabbed in san francisco in september. two people were shot and one was beaten unconscious at a 49ers game just two years ago. is it a growing problem? >> we don't have statistics that actually show that it might be worse than it was say, 10, 20s, 30 years ago but there are things we know. tailgating culture at professional games has made its way up from the land of colleges to the pros and that means people are arriving at the stadium five or six hours earlier and getting liquored up, there is a culture that is people who don't have tickets. they bring a radio controlled or a radio or t.v. with batteries in it and watch the game outside the stadium. and that is one of the things. alcohol is anning aggravating factor. the power of the beer lobby to make sure it keeps getting poured is another factor. another is the owners themselves. they spend so much money on security when you are going in the stadium. they check your bags, no outside beverages, all of that s
Al Jazeera America
Dec 8, 2013 1:00am EST
>> into this is al jazeera america live from new york city. i'm morgan radford with your headlines. a cold snap across much of the country is paralyzing travel on the road and in the air. several deaths have been linked to the icy weather which is bringing snow to the midwest, the family of a u.s. veteran released from custody is asking for privacy. merrill newman is spending his first day back after an 85-year-old was detained by allegedly commit iing crimes. france says hundreds more troops arrived in the south african republic to safe the life. 10,000 fled the capital after fighting broke out. nearly 400 haven't killed. >> not again. new concerns for those applying for federal healthcare. officials are discouraging people from submitting paper applications, worried they won't be processed by the deadline. the white house says president and mrs. obama will attend a memorial service for nelson mandela on wednesday. those are the headlines. "consider this" is up next. fa heidi jo-cast heidi jo-castro agiegis >>> boots on the ground - hundreds of french troops sent to the central a
Al Jazeera America
Dec 6, 2013 9:00am EST
fighters near the city's airport. let's go to paris. jackie roland joins us from outside where the summit meeting is being held. i would imagine the preoccupation has been the news coming out of south africa. we'll get on to what is happening in car in in just a moment, but first tell us what is being said about mandela. >> yes, it has very much been the news of the death of mandela that has cast a shadow over this summit. it began with a moment of silence, the leader standing in silence while huge photographs mandela were projects over the backdrop. and once that was over, the business started. i was able to chat to someone who knew mandela well. she was his minister of health. she shared with us her memories become a minister in his government. >> he said to me i want you to be minister of health, and i said i thought i was going to stay in the province because my children are still too young and -- and then he said to me, oh, okay, i'll consider that, and then later he called and said, consider yourself as minister of health. and of course, i then thought of course that was stupid of m
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